Stella studied Architecture in Australia, and has a wealth of experience having worked for two of the largest architectural firms in Kenya. She has worked on diverse projects ranging from five star hotels, shopping malls, residential developments to schools. Stella Mutegi is driven by one of her favourite quotes regarding the practice of architecture:
“You can avoid paintings, you can avoid music, and you can even avoid history. But good luck getting away from architecture” (Phillippe Daverio)
Kabage’s background and passion has always been in the fine arts. His line of sight eventually led him to study and practice Architecture in the United Kingdom before more recently returning to his home country Kenya. His scope of experience spans ten years from airport, hotel, commercial, residential, urban design and research study projects, located in London, Nairobi, Kuala Lumpur, Kiev, and Fez. Kabage is ambitious in nature and passionate about surpassing client expectations.
Balmoi’s licence as a global and rural resident defined his identity and crafted the path he took with his profession. His early years and passions were in sculpture and making, which drove his exploration towards the creative arts and architecture. Having finalised his architectural education and training in the USA, he moved back to Kenya to build on his design acumen. Balmoi Abe explores human-centred design as a platform to customise process in a variety of design-build models, where he curates space to be adaptive to ‘brands’ and their needs.